Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 3:26 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Congressmen from areas hard hit by Superstorm Sandy are fighting to expand federal disaster tax relief for their constituents.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:14 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Con artists are creating fake charities for Superstorm Sandy victims to steal donations or donors’ identities.

Friday, November 02, 2012 1:26 pm
By Michele Lerner · Bankrate.com

FEMA and the Red Cross are working to provide deliveries of gasoline, shelter, food, volunteers and money to areas affected by Sandy.

Thursday, September 08, 2011 4:44 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Labor Day weekend in Texas was horrible. In case you missed it, much of my home state is on fire. The largest wildfire is southeast of Austin in Bastrop County. It was a lovely area, with small communities sprinkled among the Central Texas hills and forests. I say “was” because much of the area

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 2:10 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

I don’t know about you, but I am sooooo ready for winter to be over. Last night, thermometers in Austin dropped to 14 degrees, with the wind chill index near zero. Of course, I realize that other places are having it much worse. If you are in one of those areas that’s getting blasted by snow and ice